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Andy Josephson, M.D.

Neurologist

Dr. S. Andrew Josephson is a neurologist who specializes in neurovascular and other neurological disorders. At UCSF Medical Center, he cares for general neurology and stroke patients. Josephson's research interests include cognitive impairment after stroke and other neurological and medical illness as well as improving the quality and safety of hospital care for patients with rare and common neurological disorders.

After graduating from Stanford University, Josephson earned a medical degree at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. He completed an internship in internal medicine and a residency in neurology at UCSF, where he was chief resident. He also completed fellowships in neurovascular neurology, specializing in stroke, and behavioral neurology, specializing in dementia, at UCSF. He is an associate professor of neurology, director of UCSF's Neurohospitalist Program, and medical director of Inpatient Neurology at UCSF.

Clinics

Neurovascular Disease and Stroke Center
400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-8897
Fax: (415) 353-8705

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

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Education

Washington University School of Medicine 2001

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center 2004

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, Neurology 2005

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Chow FC, Schwartz BS, Josephson SA. Opinion and Special Articles: An interdisciplinary neuroinfectious diseases clinic to improve patient care and training. Neurology. 2015 Jan 6; 84(1):e1-4.
  2. Chan S, Josephson SA, Rosow L, Smith WS. A quality assurance initiative targeting radiation exposure to neuroscience patients in the intensive care unit. Neurohospitalist. 2015 Jan; 5(1):9-14.
  3. Zoghbi WA, Duncan T, Antman E, Barbosa M, Champagne B, Chen D, Gamra H, Harold JG, Josephson S, Komajda M, Logstrup S, Jur C, Mayosi BM, Mwangi J, Ralston J, Sacco RL, Sim KH, Smith SC, Vardas PE, Wood DA. Sustainable Development Goals and the future of cardiovascular health. A statement from the Global Cardiovascular Disease Taskforce. Eur Heart J. 2014 Dec 7; 35(46):3238-9.
  4. Zoghbi WA, Duncan T, Antman E, Barbosa M, Champagne B, Chen D, Gamra H, Harold JG, Josephson S, Komajda M, Logstrup S, Mayosi BM, Mwangi J, Ralston J, Sacco RL, Sim KH, Smith SC, Vardas PE, Wood DA. Sustainable Development Goals and the Future of Cardiovascular Health: A Statement From the Global Cardiovascular Disease Taskforce. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Sep 30; 64(13):1385-7.
  5. Zoghbi WA, Duncan T, Antman E, Barbosa M, Champagne B, Chen D, Gamra H, Harold JG, Josephson S, Komajda M, Logstrup S, Mayosi BM, Mwangi J, Ralston J, Sacco RL, Sim KH, Smith SC, Vardas PE, Wood DA. Sustainable development goals and the future of cardiovascular health: a statement from the global cardiovascular disease taskforce. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014; 3(5).
  6. Zoghbi WA, Duncan T, Antman E, Barbosa M, Champagne B, Chen D, Gamra H, Harold JG, Josephson S, Komajda M, Logstrup S, Mayosi BM, Mwangi J, Ralston J, Sacco RL, Sim KH, Smith SC, Vardas PE, Wood DA. Sustainable Development Goals and the Future of Cardiovascular Health: A Statement From the Global Cardiovascular Disease Taskforce. Glob Heart. 2014 Sep; 9(3):273-4.
  7. Chiong W, Kim AS, Huang IA, Farahany NA, Josephson SA. Inability to consent does not diminish the desirability of stroke thrombolysis. Ann Neurol. 2014 Aug; 76(2):296-304.
  8. Chiong W, Kim AS, Huang IA, Farahany NA, Josephson SA. Testing the presumption of consent to emergency treatment for acute ischemic stroke. JAMA. 2014 Apr 23-30; 311(16):1689-91.
  9. Singhal NS, Josephson SA. A practical approach to neurologic evaluation in the intensive care unit. J Crit Care. 2014 Aug; 29(4):627-33.
  10. Sheth SA, Hausrath D, Numis AL, Lawton MT, Josephson SA. Intraoperative rerupture during surgical treatment of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage is not associated with an increased risk of vasospasm. J Neurosurg. 2014 Feb; 120(2):409-14.
  11. Kamel H, Betjemann JP, Navi BB, Hegde M, Meisel K, Douglas VC, Josephson SA. Diagnostic yield of electroencephalography in the medical and surgical intensive care unit. Neurocrit Care. 2013 Dec; 19(3):336-41.
  12. Hauser SL, Johnston SC, Ferriero DM, Josephson SA, Lowenstein DH, Messing RO, Oksenberg JR. Quo vadis? - peering into the future. Ann Neurol. 2013 Dec; 74(6):A5-7.
  13. Taylor J, Smith SC, Collins A, Chen D, Harold JG, Jessup M, Josephson S, Jur C, Logstrup S, Sacco RL, Vardas PE, Wood DA, Zoghbi WA, Bordon WB, Nallamothu BK. Cardiologists urged to reduce inappropriate radiation exposure. Eur Heart J. 2013 Dec; 34(46):3525-30.
  14. Johnston SC, Ferriero DM, Josephson SA, Lowenstein DH, Messing RO, Oksenberg J, Stewart A, Hauser SL. Have the Annals editors added value? Ann Neurol. 2013 Nov; 74(5):A7-9.
  15. Kriseman YL, Lee H, Chung S, Josephson SA. A 67-year-old man with headaches, gait changes, and altered mental status. Neurohospitalist. 2013 Oct; 3(4):221-7.
  16. Smith SC, Chen D, Collins A, Harold JG, Jessup M, Josephson S, Logstrup S, Sacco RL, Vardas PE, Wood DA, Zoghbi WA. Moving from political declaration to action on reducing the global burden of cardiovascular diseases: a statement from the global cardiovascular disease taskforce. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Dec 3; 62(22):2151-3.
  17. Smith SC, Chen D, Collins A, Harold JG, Jessup M, Josephson S, Logstrup S, Jur C, Sacco RL, Vardas PE, Wood DA, Zoghbi WA. Moving from political declaration to action on reducing the global burden of cardiovascular diseases: a statement from the global cardiovascular disease taskforce. Circulation. 2013 Dec 3; 128(23):2546-8.
  18. Moving from political declaration to action on reducing the global burden of cardiovascular diseases: a statement from the global cardiovascular disease taskforce. Glob Heart. 2013 Dec; 8(4):383-6.
  19. Rabe IB, Schwartz BS, Farnon EC, Josephson SA, Webber AB, Roberts JP, de Mattos AM, Gallay BJ, van Slyck S, Messenger SL, Yen CJ, Bloch EM, Drew CP, Fischer M, Glaser CA. Fatal transplant-associated west nile virus encephalitis and public health investigation-california, 2010. Transplantation. 2013 Sep 15; 96(5):463-8.
  20. Betjemann JP, Nguyen I, Santos-Sanchez C, Douglas VC, Josephson SA. Diagnostic yield of electroencephalography in a general inpatient population. Neurodiagn J. 2013 Sep; 53(3):207-16.

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